Tim Creasey

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13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

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London Irish 23 Exeter Chiefs 29: match report

Read a full match report of the Aviva Premiership game between London Irish and Exeter Chiefs at Madejski Stadium on Saturday Sept 21, 2013.<p>London Irish were left to count the cost of the sin-binning of their Wales international prop John Yapp as they suffered defeat at the Madejski Stadium for the …

England captaincy contenders Chris Robshaw and Tom Wood give Stuart Lancaster options for autumn Tests

Chris Robshaw is owed another chance but Stuart Lancaster has options if he opts to look elsewhere for a leader for England's autumn international series.<p><b>Chris Robshaw</b> <i>Harlequins</i><br>It would be incredibly harsh if Robshaw is not named captain at least for the first autumn international. He has led …

Northampton Saints and Bath showing early signs of mounting challenge for Aviva Premiership

It has been a while since the top end of the English Premiership had more than the usual couple of contenders with a genuine chance of staying the distance.<p>Northampton and Bath have flirted with success but have been unable to demonstrate the consistency, yet if the opening exchanges of the Aviva …

English and French clubs would be 'crazy' to continue in Heineken Cup says Saracens chairman Nigel Wray

Saracens chairman Nigel Wray believes English and French clubs would be "crazy" to continue playing in the Heineken Cup in its current format and has predicted a breakaway tournament after this season.<p>After his side's 44-12 Aviva Premiership victory over Gloucester on Sunday, Wray – never afraid to …

Legitimate brutality is part of rugby union's appeal

Has rugby union gone soft? There was a horrible moment at the weekend when it looked as if it had.<p>As <b>South Africa</b> hooker Bismarck du Plessis lined-up <b>New Zealand</b> fly-half Dan Carter for the mother-and-father of all tackles, a few thoughts ran through his head.<p>Was he offside? No. Would the world’s …

English clubs hope to set up two-tier competition to replace Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup

England's leading clubs hope to set up a revamped second tier European competition to replace the current Amlin Challenge Cup if enough clubs opt to join their proposed new Anglo-French tournament.<p>Club owners and shareholders of all 12 Premiership clubs are due to attend a meeting on Wednesday to …

Manu Tuilagi has been a 'complete and utter prat' says former England hooker Brian Moore

Former England hooker Brian Moore has branded Manu Tuilagi a "complete and utter prat" for his prank on David Cameron when the British and Irish Lions gathered at Downing Street on Monday afternoon.<p>Tuilagi gave Cameron 'bunny ears' while stood behind the Prime Minister as a group of players and …